Sen. Jones, Rep. Barrett honor WWII vet John Ross on his 90th birthday

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LANSING—Sen. Rick Jones, R-Grand Ledge, and Rep. Tom Barrett, R-Potterville, presented John Ross with a tribute signed by the governor for his service in World War II.

Ross served as a staff sergeant in the Army Air Corps, where he flew more than 50 dangerous missions as a gunner on a B-24 Liberator.

The presentation was made on Saturday, Jan. 10, as the Grand Ledge community celebrated Ross’ 90th birthday at the Grand Ledge Baptist Church.